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Edward G. Robinson

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  • God Squad: Turning the dead into electricity poses moral issue

    Question: "Soylent Green" is one of my favorite movies. It reunites two of America's great actors, Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson, bringing both full circle from their iconic roles in "The Ten Commandments" to a bleak portrayal of a dystopian future where corpses are converted into crackers. (Even a dumb guy like me knows people-crackers are probably not kosher!)
  • L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism

    L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism
    In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...

    PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur

    PASSINGS: Barbara Kent, Edgar Villchur
    Barbara Kent Silent film star also was in talkies Barbara Kent, 103, an actress who began her career in silent films of the 1920s and made the transition to talkies in the Harold Lloyd comedies "Welcome Danger" and "Feet First," died Oct. 13 in Palm...

    Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in Canton

    Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in Canton
    Jay Dackman's Canton home is bright, open, contemporary and directly on the waterfront at the Anchorage Marina. The three-story, six-level brick townhouse is filled with framed puzzles of Impressionist masterpieces, hung as they are completed by the 54-...

    Movie gangsters so bad they're good

    Movie gangsters so bad they're good
    One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...